Reviews and Problems with Need for Speed: Underground Rivals
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Need for Speed Underground Rivals
Game Over Online
30 May 2015
Excerpt: The Need For Speed franchise has now become synonymous with the concept of street racing, thanks to its wildly successful Underground spinoff. It’s not hard to see why: Accessible gameplay for newcomers with a hint of customization for hardcore driving fans is just the first hook used to get fans...
Excerpt: The Need for Speed series makes its way to the PSP in Need for Speed: Underground Rivals . The cars look pretty good from a distance, such as when racing. However, when looking at your car close-up in the garage, you may notice that the models aren’t as good as the PS2 version.
Excerpt: These days, Electronic Arts can generally be relied upon to support a new games platform. Heck, the games giant has even made games for Gizmondo and mobile phones. So it’s no surprise that the EA launch line-up for PSP is pleasingly committed, with big names like FIFA and NBA Street making early...
Excerpt: Genre: Racing Publisher: Electronic Arts Developer: EA Games Release Date: March 15, 2005 Buy 'NEED FOR SPEED: Underground Rivals': PSP I recently picked up a copy of Need for Speed Underground Rivals to see if all the "watered down PS2 games" reputation of PSP games was in fact true.
Excerpt: brings it's representation of the "tuner" culture to Sony's new PSP. As you'd expect, it's fast, furious and chock full of flavor, but the generic feel of the racing itself keeps the game from rising to the very top of the PSP's already full plate of racers.
Review: Need for Speed Underground: Rivals (Sony PSP)
22 March 2005
Excerpt: I remember years ago playing the original Need for Speed on 3DO – it was unique and fun, but who could have predicted that the series become as big as it has. The latest incarnations of the series are the Underground games, putting “Fast and the Furious” type characters against one another in super...
Excerpt: When it comes to the subject of Electronic Arts, one can have a field day analyzing the various criticisms that have been brought against them. Their software is bland and repetitive, their design values the very antithesis of creative, and the less said about their habitual yearly updates the...
Excerpt: For starters, Rivals is a completely original game and has no connection to either of the console-based Underground titles. You see, unlike the other Underground titles, Rivals only has you paying for performance mods.